Rotary Youth Leadership Awards is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where young people can develop leadership skills while having fun and making connections.

RYLA 2024 

RYLA will be held at Twin Lakes Family YMCA, in Cedar Park, TX

June 30 - July 5, 2024

     
 
 
      Electronic Map Location: https://goo.gl/maps/7ovWNtygiWBq1GFm9
     
ROTARIANS
  • RYLA Volunteer Registration - Volunteers are Needed - complete the Volunteer Registration Form before May 31, 2024
    • Providing transportation of campers

    • Serving and / or preparing meals at camp

    • Volunteering at the Registration Desk

    • Laundry - Evening laundromat wash-n-fold

    • RYLA Counselor, Staff, or Alumni

    • RYLA Nurse / Medical Officer onsite

  • Youth Protection - Annual Training is required for both Rotarians and non-Rotarian Volunteers serving with youth (18 and under)

    1. Create My.Rotary.org account

    2. Login to my.Rotary.org

    3. Complete the "Protecting Youth Program Participants" (eLearning course). Must be logged in to access.

  • Valid Background Check is required for both Rotarians and non-Rotarian Volunteers serving with youth (18 and under).  Upon submitting the RYLA Volunteer Submission Form, BGC's will be ordered for all those needing them this year. Make certain you have:
  1. Submitted the Volunteer Registration Form
  2. Successfully completed the "Protecting Youth Program Participants" training. 
See Volunteer Approval Status for details.
 
  • Fill Every Bunk - ONLY 6 Boy spots remain for incoming High School Juniors and / or Seniors.  Contact RYLA Camp Director ASAP if needed.

 
CAMPERS
Congratulations!  You were selected by your Rotary Club to attend RYLA! 
 
  • Complete the Camper Registration Form with your Parents permission.
  • Look for emails from your RYLA Camp Counselors welcoming you to RYLA
  • Check out the What to Bring list.
Submit Camper Registration Form no later than April 15, 2024
 
Not yet Selected and want to learn more more
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) participants nominated by Rotary clubs. 
Contact your local Rotary club to find out more about RYLA events in your area, how to apply. 
 
RYLA aims to:
  • Demonstrate Rotary's respect and concern for youth
  • Provide experiential training for selected youth and potential leaders
  • Promote peer-to-peer collaboration and cooperation
  • Recognize young people who are rendering admirable service to their communities. 
 
 
 
 
 
Check out some of our fun videos from previous camps!
All of the videos below can be viewed on YouTube and Shared via Email/FB/Twitter/etc.
Simply click on the arrow in the top right corner of each video and it will bring up a URL which can be copied and pasted into an email or direct links to share via social media platforms!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Info
RYLA Camp Director: Cathy Danahy  
913.406.8847
 
RYLA Registrar: Kristen Komatz
512.750.0364
 
Programs Director: Maria Krychniak